To start, I wanted to to understand career goals and needs of modern day indie artists, especially given potential impacts of the pandemic.
I established various reserach questions to gain a holistic understanding.
I chose to go direct to the source - conducting remote semi-structured interviews with 10 indie artists. I recruited participants through various methods, including internal referrals, reddit channels, and since I was interested in the impact of the new creator economy, this list
of artists on Patreon.